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The Uncommon Reader - Alan Bennett
The Uncommon Reader
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3.77 540
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780374280963 (0374280967)
Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Pages no: 120
Edition language: English
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Gatta ci cova
Gatta ci cova rated it
3.0
Un mercoledì qualunque, la regina s’imbatte nella biblioteca circolante e inizia la grande trasformazione.Sua maestà scopre il piacere di leggere, e la lettura sovverte ogni regola.Si sa: i libri aprono porte imprevedibili, producono pensieri o pensieri inimmaginabili, accendono idee inaudite, scuot...
JackieLoz
JackieLoz rated it
3.0 The Uncommon Reader
A travelling library makes its weekly stop at Buckingham Palace. The Queen borrows a book. Then she discovers the joy of reading. This book started off just okay and ended worse.
The Book Junkie
The Book Junkie rated it
5.0 The Uncommon Reader
This book was a joy to read from beginning to end. As soon as the Queen's badly behaved dogs ran into the traveling library and she discovered it's existence, I was hooked. Her transformation from nonreader, to passionate reader, to writer was truly beautiful to read. One of the most delightful p...
Nadine's Nook
Nadine's Nook rated it
Quick read, very entertaining.
EpicFehlReader
EpicFehlReader rated it
When her corgis stray into a mobile library parked near Buckingham Palace, the Queen feels duty-bound to borrow a book. Discovering the joy of reading widely (from J. R. Ackerley, Jean Genet, and Ivy Compton-Burnett to the classics) and intelligently, she finds that her view of the world changes dra...
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